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evening on this saturday night. it's great to have you with us. we begin this evening with that standoff playing in the small town in alabama. at the center of it all, a little 5-year-old boy for five days now has been held under ground in a bunker, pulled off a school bus, out of the front seat where he loved to seit is. teams of law enforcement have arrived standing watch. neighbors lighting candles standing vigil. as temperatures are expect td to plum met, authorities are saying little about how they can get this boy out. abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: five days into this dramatic standoff, we're learning that hostage taker jimmy lee dykes has been in constant contact with negotiators. letting them send things to that little boy held hostage, 5-year-old ethan. >> he's also allowed us to providing color books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has crying. there are
leading to the underground bunker. >> he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has been crying. the bunker has an electric heater. but below the surface, there are near-freezing temperatures. we have learned in a bizarre twist that dykes has questioned that a reporter be sent into the bunker to speak to him. last tuesday, it was just like any other school day. little ethan was sitting in his favorite seat in the front of the bus. >> i looked up. he was threatening to kill us all. he said, i'll kill you all. i'll kill you all. i just want two kids. >> reporter: she was on that bus and said that dykes walked in and gave the driver a note. before shooting him dead and then running off with ethan in his arms. one of dykes' neighbors said that his behavior was so bizarre in the weeks before the shooting that
makes so many of us laugh. >>> and talk about pressure. the whole school counting on this first-grader. what they got only if he makes this free throw. >>> good evening. thanks for being here this saturday night. we do begin here with the blizzard of 2013. 45 million americans digging out from the snow. after hurricane-strength winds driving that storm through, the next system on the way. sam champion on that shortly. but first, the pictures tonight. half dozen states, images like this. this guy's snow blower almost completely disappearing. this, so common today. trying to get the cars that just vanished from the snow. one family put the camera on their back deck, look at how quickly the covered the lens. look at the northeast there. disappearing under a massive storm. of course the numbers telling the story tonight. at least four dead, including one child. more than 650,000 without power. more than 5300 flights canceled. our extreme weather team. we lead off with meteorologist ginger zee who was in boston. ginger, good evening. >> reporter: david, good evening to you. i'm stand
. people can drive and drive safely here in boston. david? >> all right, ginger zee. ginger zee leading us off tonight. >>> we also learned today of countless stories. drivers trapped in their cars. forced to sleep in them overnight. abc's john schriffen on long island, new york, tonight with those drivers stranded. >> reporter: dozens of cars cemented in snow. as far as the eye can see. here on long island, some areas were pummelled with nearly 3 feet of snow, falling fast overnight. stopping drivers like sebastian who was trying to get home from work. >> you have been sitting here the whole time? >> no food, no drink. no nothing. >> reporter: have you called anyone for help? >> i'm trying to reach the police now. >> reporter: firefighters are out here doing their best. but mother nature isn't cooperating. the wind is still whipping out here. >> the condition is still worse. lot of snowdrifts. >> reporter: those traveling by train didn't fare much better. with amtrak cancelling service for a second day in ree today between boston and new york. in the air a virtual no-fly zone. triggering
that s.e.a.l., chris kyle, took out more u.s. enemies than anyone else ever did as a sniper. he often said he preferred to think about the lives he saved by doing it. after four tours in iraq, he returned home to help american troops recover from the invisible wound of war. tonight this young man, eddie routh, is accused of killing him. abc's ryan owens is in texas and he leads us off tonight. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested t
. ryan owens leads us off tonight. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfort anl, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray routh, after a police chase saturday night. they sd that routh turned the gun on kyle and a friend, chad littlefield, murdering them both. his family told them he was having trouble readjusting to life at home after years of war. that's something kyle spoke about frequently. >> you don't have an identity. you have to learn a w
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